is proud to announce that the Hon. Eira Corral Sepulveda
, first elected to public office at the age of 23, will deliver welcoming remarks at our 38th National Conference. As the Village of Hanover Park Village Clerk, Ms. Corral Sepulveda will welcome participants attending our Latino Leaders Recognition Luncheon at 12:30pm, Saturday, February 22, 2020.
Ms. Corral Sepulveda has served as Village Clerk for 10 years focusing on government access and transparency, and environmental issues including climate change, flood control and water quality. She is a proud Mexican from a working class immigrant family that is an exemplary representative of Cook County’s diverse communities.
Eira Corral Sepulveda is currently a candidate for the Cook County Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board in the March 17 primary. Previously, she worked as Media Relations and Field Coordinator for the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), a national organization focused on civic engagement and leadership development. In 2008 she helped register over 20,000 Latino voters.
A DePaul University graduate, Eira holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Latin American Studies with minors in Community Service Studies and Commercial Spanish. She has a certification from the U of IL Urbana-Champaign Leadership Academy and is an Edgar Fellow.